Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Congressman Raúl Labrador of Idaho says he wasn’t elected to Congress to solve his homeland’s problems.
“The people of the United States cannot continue a colonial-type relationship with the people of Puerto Rico.”
“The problem is not with Sanders’ economic message, but with his political plan, or in some cases the lack thereof.”
Ninety-nine years after Puerto Ricans were granted second-class citizenship, why should anyone be surprised that many of the rights of U.S. citizenship don’t apply in Puerto Rico?
“Journalists of color bring a different texture, a different perspective on what issues matter and what should be discussed and debated on television.”
If the rumors are true, Pres. Obama plans to nominate Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, a moderate Republican, to the Supreme Court. What’s behind the president’s pick?
“Free Puerto Rico so she can solve the problem of her crushing debt without being handcuffed by Congress, its distant and inattentive colonial master.”
It’s Congress that steers the ship, and should Puerto Rico run aground, it’s Congress that decides how best to salvage it.